The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 48 -
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.95% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £20,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -15.00%
GSM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 62 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.10% 14.66% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 95 57 86
Average salary £33,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

GSM
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Lancashire region.

GSM Salary Trend in Lancashire